A royal surprise! Vanessa Kirby was shocked to learn that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had watched Netflix’s The Crown.
The couple admitted during their CBS tell-all interview on Sunday, March 7, that they’ve “watched some” of the royal series, which is a dramatic spin on the happenings of the British royal family.
Kirby, who played Princess Margaret on the first two seasons, revealed on the Tuesday, March 9, episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! that “It’s quite mad to think that they have actually seen it.”
The English actress, 32, noted it’s “something that you sort of always semi-imagine, but sort of thought, ‘Oh, you’re probably too busy to watch.’”
Harry, 36, previously spoke about his take on the Netflix drama, which debuted in September 2016 and is currently in its fourth season, while appearing on The Late Late Show With James Corden last month.
“They don’t pretend to be news. It’s fiction,” he told host James Corden in February. “But it’s loosely based on the truth.”
The former military pilot pointed out that the show is “obviously fiction” and “not strictly accurate,” but he likes that viewers have gotten a better look at what it’s like to be royal.
“It gives you a rough idea about what that lifestyle, what the pressures of putting duty and service above family and everything else, what can come from that,” he explained….